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From: "CJMax" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] RE: New journal article on Portuguese Y DNA lineages with DATA
Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2005 10:04:01 -0500
References: <43301F47.2000703@comcast.net>


>Ken, that isn't very nice of you. Well, maybe you were trying to be
> funny.

Hmmm, I didn't get that reading from Ken's post. Are we being a wee bit
sensitive today?

Cliff. Johnston
"May the best you've ever seen,
Be the worst you'll ever see;"
from A Scots Toast by Allan Ramsay
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bonnie Schrack" <>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, September 20, 2005 9:40 AM
Subject: RE: [DNA] RE: New journal article on Portuguese Y DNA lineages with
DATA


> Ken wrote:
>
>> Who is "normal" for H4 according to your message? There is 1 unit
>> difference between SMGF and FTDNA. I suspect I subtract only 16 to get
>> to SMGF because you are a FTDNA lady?
>
>
> Ken, that isn't very nice of you. Well, maybe you were trying to be
> funny. Surely I haven't said anything to indicate a particular tie to
> FTDNA, much less a lack of appreciation for SMGF. I said 17 because the
> only reference I could find was the NIST fact sheet, which gives that
> correlation. If SMGF isn't following NIST's recommendation, that's worth
> knowing, but it's not something I would have realized.
>
> David W. wrote:
>
>>Ken is correct. Also, 461 in the Portuguese study is reported one higher
>>than in SMGF.
>>
>>So the Portuguese data must be adjusted as follows in order to conform to
>>the different standards we use:
>>
>>H4: -16 for SMGF; -17 for FTDNA
>>A10: - 2 for both SMGF and FTDNA
>>461: - 1 for SMGF; no adjustment for FTDNA
>>
> Thanks so much for your help on this! I was wondering about 461.
>
>>It is easy to see these adjustments by comparing modal values and allele
>>distribution for the three markers in this data set, SMGF and FTDNA.
>>
> Sorry, I couldn't do that late last night, I stayed up way too late as it
> is.
>
>>I have just about finished putting the Portuguese data into an Excel
>>workbook. Later today I will put it up on my download page and let the
>>list
>>know when it is available.
>>
> Great, I look forward to a copy.
>
> Bonnie
>
>
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